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Most popular Blues stories from 2014

The 2014 calendar year has been an interesting one for the St. Louis Blues. It featured yet another disappointing playoff collapse, a couple noteworthy signings and the start of another new season full of optimism and opportunity. What have been the biggest stories from 2014? Good question. Everyone is going to have their own take, but mine is based off of the posts on Frozen Notes...
Via Frozen Notes
59 minutes ago  |  Discuss

St. Louis Blues create 'Home Alone' parody (Video)

The St. Louis Blues have jumped on the holiday movie parody bandwagon with their spoof of the '90s classic Home Alone, with team mascot Louie left behind to fend for himself as some criminals try to loot the Scottrade Center. Fortunately, Louie is very resourceful and does a great job defending his home turf.Video via NHL.Related posts:Pittsburgh Penguins spoof 'Christmas Vacation...
Via Holdout Sports
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Airing of Grievances: St. Louis Blues edition

It’s Festivus, which means it’s time to gather around the aluminium pole and air some grievances. Granted, you could make the very accurate case that I do that regularly here on this blog, but Festivus allows for a more formal collection of complaints. I got a lot of problems with this team! And now you’re gonna hear about it! Protecting Late Leads Does it seem like the...
Via Frozen Notes
3 days ago  |  Discuss

A Brian Elliott trade would be foolish

Recently there were rumors suggesting the Blues were considering a trade which would send Brian Elliott to a new team. The belief was that the club wouldn’t want to roll with three goaltenders once Elliott returned to full health and it wouldn’t make much sense to retain Elliott, Jake Allen and Martin Brodeur. A lot has changed since the rumor surfaced roughly 10 days ago. Brodeur...
Via Frozen Notes
7 days ago  |  Discuss

Martin Brodeur gives up ridiculous center-ice goal to Dwight King (VIDEO)

Martin Brodeur has more saves than anyone in the history of the NHL, which means the Blues' new netminder has also given up his share of goals too. But Ol' Marty probably never saw the puck get by him as ridiculously as this shot from Dwight King Thursday night. When the Los Angeles Kings forward sent this seemingly harmless shot from center ice towards Brodeur, nobody in the...
Via The Other Paper
7 days ago  |  Discuss

Video: Martin Brodeur loses the puck in his equipment

Shortly before he was beaten from center ice, Martin Brodeur enjoyed a good laugh after the puck went missing in his equipment. This seems to happen from time to time with goalies around the NHL, but in Brodeur’s case the mystery only grew more perplexing and more humorous as he examined all of his pads and the puck still couldn’t be found.
Via Bloguin Best
7 days ago  |  Discuss

Martin Brodeur gets beat as puck takes crazy bounce (Video)

St. Louis Blues goaltender Martin Brodeur gave up a third period goal on a shot from center ice that took a crazy bounce during Thursday night's game in Los Angeles.Kings forward Dwight King dumped the puck from center ice towards the Blues net. Brodeur got on his knees to stop the puck as it took a low bounce, but the puck suddenly bounced high over his right shoulder, and the...
Via Holdout Sports
7 days ago  |  Discuss

Kings overcome early 3-goal deficit in win over Blues

The St. Louis Blues picked up right where they left off Tuesday night, netting three goals in the first period. It brought their total to eight goals in a span of 44 minutes over three days, two cities and two periods against the Los Angeles Kings.  But the funny thing is, the Kings didn't collapse this time.  "A comeback is a mild miracle," Kings' coach Darryl Sutter joked. "A...
Via Fox Sports West
7 days ago  |  Discuss

Kings brace for another dose of Tarasenko and the Blues

The Los Angeles Kings would normally relish an immediate opportunity for redemption following a tough loss. That sentiment may not apply when Vladimir Tarasenko is involved. The Kings return home for a rematch with the surging Blues on Thursday night, two days after squandering a two-goal advantage and falling 5-2 to St. Louis. "You kind of felt it in the game," Blues captain David...
Via AP on Fox
8 days ago  |  Discuss

Blues place Schwartz on IR with injured right foot, recall Jaskin

ST. LOUIS -- The St. Louis Blues announced Wednesday night that forward Jaden Schwartz has been placed on Injured Reserve and is considered week-to-week after suffering an injury to his right foot in the Blues' 5-2 win over the Kings on Tuesday.   Forward Dmitrij Jaskin has been called up from the Blues' American Hockey League affiliate Chicago Wolves to fill his spot on the roster...
Via Fox Sports Midwest
8 days ago  |  Discuss

Blues' penalty-kill units have been busy -- and increasingly effective

ST. LOUIS -- A little more practice than they would like has brought the Blues' improving penalty kill into focus at just the right time. The Blues' two penalty-kill units have been busy lately, particularly in the last two games when they've faced 12 power plays against the struggling units of Colorado and Los Angeles. Each opponent mustered just one goal in six opportunities before...
Via Fox Sports Midwest
9 days ago  |  Discuss

RECAP: Tarasenko scores 3 in Blues' comeback win over Kings

Vladimir Tarasenko scored three goals, and the streaking St. Louis Blues netted four in the third period in a 5-2 comeback victory over the Los Angeles Kings on Tuesday night for their fifth straight win. The Blues scored three times, including two power-play goals, in a span of 2:30 in the third. Tarasenko added an empty-net tally with 1:24 remaining for his 20th goal of the season...
Via Fox Sports West
9 days ago  |  Discuss

Tarasenko scores three in Blues' comeback win over LA

ST. LOUIS -- Vladimir Tarasenko scored three goals, and the streaking St. Louis Blues netted four in the third period in a 5-2 comeback victory over the Los Angeles Kings on Tuesday night for their fifth straight win. The Blues scored three times, including two power-play goals, in a span of 2:30 in the third. Tarasenko added an empty-net tally with 1:24 remaining for his 20th goal...
Via AP on Fox
9 days ago  |  Discuss

With Backes setting the example, Blues' top line is heating up

ST. LOUIS -- A hard-working veteran line hitting its stride has provided the spark for a Blues offense averaging nearly four goals per game in December. Alexander Steen, T.J. Oshie and David Backes finished last season as the top three points leaders for St. Louis, so it came as no surprise when the team struggled to score while the trio got off to a slow start this October. Steen...
Via Fox Sports Midwest
10 days ago  |  Discuss

Even a less explosive Steen is a spark for the Blues

Alexander Steen provided an instant lift for the St. Louis Blues upon his return from a brief absence, and they hope it's a sign of things to come. He'll look to lead the Blues to a fourth straight win Saturday night when they visit the Colorado Avalanche. Steen scored two goals and added an assist in Thursday's 6-3 home win over the Islanders after missing two games with a lower...
Via AP on Fox
13 days ago  |  Discuss

Blues Injury Update: Brian Elliott still not ready for practice

St. Louis Blues goaltender Brian Elliot faced a few shots on Tuesday but is still not ready for practice. View image | gettyimages.com Elliott was injured on November 25th during a game against the Ottawa Senators, when Senators right-winger Erik Condra was pushed into the net by Blues defenseman Chris Butler, which resulted in both players falling on top of Elliott. Elliott...
Via Sports Injury Alert
15 days ago  |  Discuss

Report: Blues considering trading Patrik Berglund and Brian Elliott

The St. Louis Blues are looking to change things up. Recently the Blues were linked to the Boston Bruins as a potential trade partner. Players weren’t specifically named, but it was believed a top-6 forward was involved. Now a new report from The Fourth Period has surfaced suggesting the Blues are shopping Patrik Berglund in what would likely be a package deal involving other players...
Via Puck Drunk Love
16 days ago  |  Discuss

David Backes takes slap shot to the face (GIF)

St. Louis Blues captain David Backes took a puck to the face on a slap shot from teammate T.J. Oshie during the first period of Monday night's game against Florida.Oshie's shot started out on a lower trajectory, but hit a Panthers defenseman and came up high. Backes had no chance to get out of the way and was hit right in the mouth. Backes headed straight to the locker room after...
Via Holdout Sports
17 days ago  |  Discuss

Blues’ David Backes takes puck to the face (VIDEO)

YouTube For dinner tonight, I went simple and had a bagel with peanut butter an some strawberries.  St. Louis Blues winger David Backes involuntarily ate some frozen rubber when he took a shot from teammate T.J. Oshie to the face.  After dropping to the ice, Backes got up and immediately rushed off the ice to the locker room.  He missed the rest of the first period. How he...
Via It's Always Sunny in Detroit
17 days ago  |  Discuss

WATCH: David Backes takes a puck to the face

This one is painful to watch. David Backes took a slapper from T.J. Oshie right in the face. He immediately left the game, but returned in the second period sporting a full cage. He then left for the remainder of the night after playing four shifts in the second.
Via Puck Drunk Love
17 days ago  |  Discuss

Blues Injury Update: Elliot to be sidelined for 'some time'

The St. Louis Blues will be without goaltender Brian Elliott  for a while. He has been out with a knee injury and tried to skate but there is no time table for his return. #458403382 / gettyimages.com Elliott tried to skate with his trainer in Chicago to test out his knee. Reports are saying he will be out for 'some time'. Some time could mean anything from days to months...
Via Sports Injury Alert
19 days ago  |  Discuss

T.J. Oshie has his own ‘Oshie O’s’ cereal

T.J. Oshie can list an Ice Hockey World Championships bronze medal, member of the 2014 U.S. Olympic team, and alternate captain for the St. Louis Blues on his resume. He can now also add his own breakfast food. Oshie O’s, a honey nut toasted oat cereal, are now available at OshieCereal.com and come in a...Read More
Via Larry Brown Sports
20 days ago  |  Discuss

Martin Brodeur Signs One-Year Deal With Blues, Expected To Play This Week

Martin Brodeur’s career has at least one more stop before likely reaching the Hall of Fame. The St. Louis Blues signed the veteran goalie to a one-year contract. The Blues are bringing the 42-year-old in after goaltender Brian Elliott went down with a lower-body injury. “It feels great,” Brodeur told the team’s website. “I really appreciate the...
Via NESN.com
24 days ago  |  Discuss
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